Selectmen Look to Keep Gun Stores, Recreational Marijuana Off Main Street
Heather Hamacek

Tisbury selectmen this week said they would pursue zoning regulations to keep gun stores and retail marijuana sales out of the downtown area.

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Eversource Protest Draws a Crowd
Louisa Hufstader

A mix of Islanders gathered Sunday to protest the plan to apply herbicides under power lines on Martha’s Vineyard this week.

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Tisbury Building Inspector Cleared on Museum Project
Heather Hamacek

The Tisbury building inspector has been cleared for work on the Martha’s Vineyard Museum project, following a written disclosure to the state ethics commission filed last week.

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Tisbury Goes to Court Against Eversource
Heather Hamacek

Following the lead of the town of Brewster, the Tisbury selectmen will go to court against Eversource to try to block the planned spraying of herbicides.

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Wanted in Tisbury: Building Inspector for Museum Project
Heather Hamacek

The Tisbury building inspector has recused himself from the project to build a new campus for the Martha’s Vineyard Museum.

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Plans Emerge for Boch Property as Private Park
Heather Hamacek

Plans to turn the empty harborfront property owned by Ernie Boch Jr. into a park were welcomed by the Tisbury selectmen this week, but new questions surfaced around public access.

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After Back and Forth, Post Office Beautification Project Gets Okay
Heather Hamacek

A volunteer beautification project at the Vineyard Haven post office can remain, but no more donations will be accepted, U.S. postal officials said this week.

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Selectmen Fret Over Neglected Shakespeare Garden
Heather Hamacek

The Tisbury selectmen want to refurbish a garden at the town library that was planted in honor of Margaret Webster, an actor, producer and director.

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All Alcohol License for Black Dog Cafe on Hold
Heather Hamacek

An all-alcohol license for the Black Dog Bakery and Cafe on State Road is on hold as Tisbury selectmen iron out confusion about the town’s alcohol licensing requirements.

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Tisbury Grants First All-Alcohol Licenses to Two Restaurants
Heather Hamacek
Two Vineyard Haven restaurants this week were cleared to serve all types of alcohol, not just beer and wine.
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